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AMSTERDAM - Tuesday, December 4th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that its UpTeq NFChigh-end SIM has obtained certifications from the three largest global payment networks - American Express (AMEX), MasterCard and Visa, in addition to previous certification by EMVCo. Available in all form factors for 2G, 3G and 4G handsets, the UpTeq NFC supports contactless payment and other secure services via AMEX ExpressPay, MasterCard PayPass and Visa payWave, providing unmatched flexibility to service providers and end users.

The UpTeq NFC has been certified with the widest scope of functionalities possible. With an optimized delta certification for product approval, this secure service platform can be tailored to fit the needs of each individual NFC deployment. Following the Singapore NFC launch in August, the fully certified UpTeq NFC is now being deployed by Singapore ... Read more »
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Purchasers Now Starting To Build Out Their Offices at Diamond and Gem Industry Building 

NEW YORK - Tuesday, December 4th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first two office condominium closings at Extell Development’s spectacular cutting edge International Gem Tower (IGT) on West 47th Street in Manhattan’s famed diamond district took place last week.

Diamond and gem industry heavyweights Malca-Amit USA and Kuperman Bros. Diamonds USA have closed and are ready to start building out their spaces at the recently completed tower. Closings will continue at a steady pace over the next few months. Extell expects purchasers to begin moving in by mid-2013.

"The International Gem Tower is New York City’s only 21st Century commercial condominium designed specifically for the global diamond, gem and jewelry trade,” said Gary Barnett, president of Extell Development. " ... Read more »
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NEW YORK & PHILADELPHIA - Tuesday, December 4th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

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SAN LEANDRO, Calif. - Monday, December 3rd 2012 [ME NewsWire]

PI Server 2012 delivers a step change in performance and scalability, while leveraging system resources better than ever before

vCampus Live! 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OSIsoft, LLC (, provider of the PI System and the leader in real-time data and events infrastructure, today announced the release of PI Server 2012 at vCampus Live! 2012. PI Server 2012 is the highest performance, most reliable, most secure, and most scalable PI Server that OSIsoft has ever released.

"As the world becomes more connected, we see an exponential rise in the amount number of sensors tied to all types of assets,” said John Baier, Director of Product Management at OSIsoft. "These assets are becoming more sophisticated as well, adding many new parameters that drive data stream counts higher. Users need the data to be captured at great ... Read more »
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Order #50495692 - Tuesday, December 4th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ ME Newswire)-- Kinetic Concepts, Inc.announced today that a new study published in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery showed that the Prevena™ Incision Management System used over closed incisions for the first six to seven days after a sternotomy demonstrated a significantly lower infection rate than conventional dressings in obese patients. Poor healing and infection following sternotomy are a significant problem in obese patients, associated with an increased risk of serious illness and death. Prolonged hospital stays and follow-up procedures can also increase the cost of care.

"This study showed that use of the Prevena™ System lead to a statistically significant reduction in infection rates of obese patients following median sternotomy,” said Prof. Onnen Grauhan, Senior Physician, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany. "Prevention of surgical site infections following cardiac surgery is much ... Read more »
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Gidsy, ticketscript and De Bijenkorf join Adyen at Events in Berlin, London and Amsterdam to Launch Shuttle – a Fully EMV Compliant MPOS Solution

LONDON & AMSTERDAM & BERLIN - Tuesday, December 4th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Adyen, the global payment company, has today announced at simultaneous events in London, Amsterdam and Berlin, the European availability of Shuttle, an innovative payment solution that enables merchants to accept Chip & PIN payments from a mobile device at the point-of-sale (MPOS). The solution, which is available to purchase from today, is fully EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) compliant meaning that it accepts all credit and debit cards that are widely used across Europe.

A natural extension of its online and mobile payment solution, Adyen now provides infrastructure for point-of-sale payments, with all three channels directly connected to the Adyen back office, requiring only a single point of administration. Shuttle is ... Read more »
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FORT COLLINS, Colo - Monday, December 3rd 2012

Ventria Bioscience announces the completion of an agreement under which Ventria Bioscience will wholly acquire portions of the intellectual property portfolio relating to Recombinant Lactoferrin developed by the French biotechnology company, Meristem Therapeutics. The agreement transfers to Ventria Bioscience exclusive royalty-free ownership rights for the specific patents in the United States, France, and Canada, including those related to recombinant human lactoferrin, in exchange for a one-time payment.

"The patents acquired today cover important components of our product pipeline,” said Scott Deeter, president and CEO of Ventria Bioscience. "The decision to purchase this intellectual property is significant because it removes the encumbrance of ongoing royalty and milestone payments, thereby enhancing the future economics of our products that use recombinant human lactoferrin.”

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SHENZHEN, China & BLOOMFIELD, Conn - Monday, December 3rd 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cigna & CMC Life Insurance Co., Ltd. ("Cigna & CMC”), a joint venture company between Cigna and a China Merchants Group affiliate, announced today that the company has sold its one millionth policy in force in China. Cigna & CMC has been growing rapidly in the Chinese health and life insurance market since it was established nearly 10 years ago.

Mr. Ma Weihua, chairman of Cigna & CMC said: "This is a key historical milestone in Cigna & CMC’s successful growth story. The achievement reflects the collective focus and commitment of the joint venture team. It also illustrates the power of Cigna & CMC’s shared values and vision enabling the company to leverage resources to drive these results. This milestone will inspire Cigna & CMC to achieve even greater success in the next decade and beyond.”
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